Happiness: A Guide to developing Life's Greatest Skill
with Matthieu Ricard
Date & Time: Sunday 19 June 10.00am-4.00pm
Venue: Vajrayana Institute, 9 Victoria Square, Ashfield
Described by scientists as "the happiest man alive," Matthieu Ricard addresses the pursuit of a meaningful life at its most fundamental level--the strengthening of the inner conditions that lead to genuine happiness. He helps participants to learn how to form new patterns of interaction with themselves and with the larger world, working toward happiness step by step, starting with 20 minutes of daily mind training and meditation.
Matthieu Ricard is a Buddhist monk who had a promising career in cellular genetics before leaving France to study Buddhism in the Himalayas more than 30 years ago. He is a bestselling author of Happiness: A Guide to Developing Life's Most Important Skill and The Art of Meditation. He is also an acclaimed photographer and the Co-ordinator of the Karuna-Shechen Humanitarian Projects, Shechen Monastery, Nepal.